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Nikolaos Venizelos (Prof. N. Venizelos)

Nikolaos Venizelos, Swedish clinical chemist, microbiologist. Recipient of the “Delphic Prize for Outstanding Contributions to Psychiatry and Related Sciences”, Athens, 2016; Norage-Pharmcia award Nordic Society for Research in Brain Aging, Oslo, 1994; King Gustaf V jubileum fonds/Stockholm Cancer Society grantee, 1979; State Scholarships Foundation of Greece postgraduate scholar, 1985.


  • Venizelos, Nikolaos was born February 19, 1946 in Thebes, Boeotia, Greece. Son of Dimitrios and Despina (Nikas) V.

  • Education

    • B.Biomed. Sci., University Stockholm, 1977; PhL, University Stockholm, 1981; M.Biomed. Sci., University Uppsala, Sweden, 1978; Dr.Med.Sci., Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1997; Certified specialist in clinical chemistry.


    • Assistant of research department medicine South Hospital, Stockholm, 1977-1981; research associate department clinical chemistry Karolinska Hospital, 1982-1990, member board department clinical chemistry, 1987-1990; head department cell culture division clinical chemistry Karolinska Institute, since 1986; research associate department clinical chemistry Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, since 1991; Contributor numerous articles to professional journals, also abstracts.


    • Greek Society clinical chemistry/Clinical Biochemistry

    • Swedish Society clinical chemistry

    • International Society for Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

    • Society of Greek Scientists in Sweden (president and founder 1988-95)
      1988 - 1995

    • Nacka Chess Society (treasurer 1984-87).
      1984 - 1987



    Badminton, vine execution, cookery


    • Spouse Margareta Kristina Rogberg, November 20, 1971.
    • father: Dimitrios
    • mother: Despina
    Nikolaos Venizelos
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    Born February 19, 1946
    (age 71)
    • 1977
      Uppsala University/Stockholm’s University
    • 1981
      Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm’s University
    • 1997
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1977 - 1981
      Assistant, of research department of medicine South Hospital
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1982 - 1987
      Research Associate, department clinical chemistry Karolinska University Hospital/Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1986 - 1997
      Head, department cell culture, division clinical chemistry Karolinska University Hospital/Institute
      Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1997 - 1999
      Researcher, CMMS, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet
      Stockholm, Sweden
    • 1999 - 2001
      Senior Researcher, Section of Psychiatry Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska institutet
      Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 2001 - 2004
      Assistant Professor (University Lecturer), Örebro University, Div. of Biomedicine
      Orebro Lan, Sweden
    • 2004 - 2011
      Associate Professor, Head of Neuropsychiatric Research Laboratory, Örebro University, School of Health and Medical Sciences
      Orebro, Sweden
    • 2012 - present
      Professor/Head of Neuropsychiatric Research Laboratory, Dept. of Clinical Medicine, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University
      Orebro, Sweden
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